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Richard Thaler (Nobel Prize 2017) Age, Wife, Biography & More

Richard Thaler

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Bio
Full NameRichard H. Thaler
ProfessionEconomist, Professor
FieldBehavioral Finance
Doctoral AdvisorSherwin Rosen
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 September 1945
Age (as in 2017)72 Years
Birth PlaceEast Orange, New Jersey
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
NationalityAmerican
HometownNew Jersey
SchoolNewark Academy, Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey
College/UniversityCase Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Educational QualificationPh.D.
DebutBook Writing: The Psychology of Choice and the Assumptions of Economics (1987)
FamilyNot Known
ReligionChristianity
Favorite Things
Favorite PsychologistDaniel Kahneman
Favorite EconomistsHerbert Simon, Robert Lucas Jr.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseName Not Known (Blogger, Photographer, Storyteller)
Richard Thaler Wife
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- 1

American Economist Richard Thaler

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Richard Thaler

  • Does Richard Thaler smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Richard Thaler drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He is the Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
  • For publishing a regular column in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, named ‘Anomalies,’ from 1987 to 1990, Thaler gained some attention in the field of Economics.
  • Along with Cass Sunstein, Thaler co-authored ‘Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness.’ The book discusses how public and private organizations can help people make better choices in their daily lives.
  • He was seen in a cameo role in the 2015 film, The Big Short, alongside Selena Gomez to explain hot-hand fallacy.
  • Thaler is the founder of Fuller & Thaler Asset Management, a firm that says a group of investors will capitalize on cognitive biases such as status quo bias, loss aversion, and endowment effect.
  • In October 2017, he was, for his remarkable contributions to the field of Behavioral Economics, bestowed with the prestigious Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
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